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Monday, October 19, 2020
UNITED WAY, OPPORTUNITIES INC. OFFERING ESSENTIAL FUNDS TO COVID-IMPACTED FAMILIES, THANKS TO $50,000 DONATION A private family foundation has donated $50,000 to United Way of Cascade County’s COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund to be given as $500 checks to 100 local individuals and families impacted by the coronavirus and economic slowdown that followed. The foundation, which chooses to stay anonymous, will donate another $50,000 if the…
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Meals on Wheels driver Jennifer Simon delivers a meal to Sharron and Morris Miller. Demand for meals, cost to deliver them increases due to COVID Even before the pandemic, Meals on Wheels was critical to Sharron Miller, who at 72 has a degenerative bone disease that makes moving around painful. Her husband relies on a walker. Both have failing eyesight. “By 3 or 4 in the afternoon, I can hardly move,” Miller said. “This food, this program, is…
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Thursday, September 17, 2020
United Way invests in nonprofits, community impact United Way of Cascade County announced that it will invest $1,072,789 to advance bold goals in education, financial stability and health. Thanks to last fall’s campaign, United Way will help 23,278 people in the coming year through the local programs receiving grants alone. And its community impact work – initiatives like Graduation Matters – touches everyone living in Cascade County. The…
Monday, August 24, 2020
Hundreds of people donated thousands of supplies to local kids through United Way’s 11th annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive. Great Falls givers donated more than 9,000 items and $9,000, which was used to buy even more supplies to give to local students through nonprofits like the Great Falls Rescue Mission, Alliance for Youth, the Great Falls Children's Receiving Home and through Great Falls Public Schools. Over the past 11 years, United…
Monday, August 17, 2020
Becky Nelson has volunteered to chair United Way of Cascade County’s 2020 fall fundraising campaign. This campaign marks the organization’s 51st year as a local nonprofit. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in Cascade County. Through its annual campaign, United Way awarded grants to 33 local nonprofit programs that will help more than 23,000 local people in the coming year. In addition to working as…